‘Some athletes don’t listen to their bodies’: Dying to run the Comrades

Pre-race screening and medical check ups are vital, no matter your experience and fitness, say medical and sports experts

04 September 2022 - 00:00

Blanche Moila, 66, ran her first Comrades Marathon in 2000 and has completed the race every year since, apart from two when she was a race commentator. She is deeply saddened by the deaths of Phakamile Ntshiza, 47, and Mzameleni Mthembu, 43, during the race last Sunday...

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